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parasitize

 [par´ah-sĭ-tīz″]
to live on or within a host as a parasite.

par·a·si·tize

(par'ă-si-tīz),
To invade as a parasite.

parasitize

(păr′ə-sĭ-tīz′, -sī-)
tr.v. parasit·ized, parasit·izing, parasit·izing, parasit·izes
To live on or in (a host) as a parasite.

par·a·si·tize

(par'ă-si-tīz)
To invade as a parasite.

parasitize

to live on or within a host as a parasite.

Patient discussion about parasitize

Q. is an Amoeba dangerous?? and how can i get rid of it? my son is in Peru, he called and told me he got an Amoeba..i have no idea if it's dangerous or not, and how to get rid of it. and what kinds of food he needs to avoid.I'll appreciate help!

A. oooo...an Amoeba is a nasty one...but not so dangerous! it's a one celled parasite which gets into your body if you eat in restaurants that the cook doesn't wash hands after going to the bathroom..it multiplies in your intestine and makes you diarrhea like hell. but if you'll treat it right it will go away as nothing happened. if you don't it can give you liver cyst. and that's not good. he should see a Dr.

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Since the wasps only parasitize fly larvae,you should also try to reduce the existing adult fly population.
The downside of fusing is that one sea squirt can parasitize the other, essentially taking over its body by means of mobile stem cells, which transplant themselves between the fused individuals through the shared circulatory system.
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parasitize higher plants by tapping the xylem of their hosts, and are well-known as water parasites in water-limited habitats in arid and semiarid regions of the world (Kuijt, 1969).
These microscopic worms parasitize and consume pest larvae.
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In a community of many different kinds of flowers, beneficial insects - the ones that consume or parasitize insect pests - feel at home.
Given that there is a high level of transmission from one host species to another, these parasites may be expected to evolve a level of virulence that is optimal for the average host they successfully parasitize.
acacioi and Trichogrammapretiosum Riley, 1879 (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) to parasitize eggs of Oxydia vesulia (Cramer, 1779) (Lepidoptera: Geometridae).